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St Philip’s Foreday ‘Reign’

St Philip’s Foreday ‘Reign’

St Philip residents have always considered their parish special. From the days of Stedson Red Plastic Bag Wiltshire and his ‘red army’ of Philipeens, as they like to be called, St Philip folk have never hidden their pride in and loyalty to their own. Besides having RPB, the island’s ten-time, Calypso monarch, a galaxy of […]

Lil’ Rick is STAG Jam Tune winner

Lil’ Rick is STAG Jam Tune winner

Less than a week after winning the Party Monarch title, Lil’ Rick was today declared winner of STAG Jam Tune by the National Cultural Foundation (NCF). His song I’z a Bajan was judged the most frequently played along the Foreday Morning route. There was a tie for second place between last year’s Party Monarch winner, Peter […]

Peaceful Foreday Morning jam

Peaceful Foreday Morning jam

An increased police presence at last night’s Foreday Morning jam made for a smooth and enjoyable jump up for all. Revelers appeared to have heeded the call of the Royal Barbados Police Force (RBPF) to keep the peace as there were no reports of disruptions up to 5 o’clock this morning when bands were still […]

Another win for Peter Ram

Newly crowned Party Monarch, Peter Ram, has won another title for Crop Over 2015.   Ram, the ‘Yella African’, was today announced winner of the 2015 Stag Jam Tune competition following the Foreday Morning Jump, with his popular ‘All Ah We’. He won from a field of 45 entrants and will receive a cash prize […]

Revellers come out for Foreday Morning

Revellers come out for Foreday Morning

Thousands of revellers descended on Harbour Road onto the Spring Garden Highway early this morning for the annual Foreday Morning Jump. After getting off to a late start, they made their way from the various starting points including Queens Park, BIDC car park and Carlisle House. They chipped along the route to some of the […]

Columbus Short in Foreday Morning Jam

Columbus Short in Foreday Morning Jam

If American actor Columbus Short has his way, he would be in Barbados every year for Crop Over. The Hollywood actor gave the festival his stamp of approval this morning as he took part in the Foreday Morning Jam. “Look at me right now, look at me. I’ve never been more filthy and happy about […]

Meh Rum and Benup tie for first place

Meh Rum and Benup tie for first place

Gorg’s Meh Rum and Porgie & Murda’s Benup, were adjudged the most popular tunes played by the bands in the 2014 Roberts/BL&P Foreday Morning Jam.  In the results issued this morning, Meh Rum and Benup tied for first place, which comes with a cash prize and the title of Stag Jam Tune. With a tie […]

Winner!

Winner!

Akeila Pile was all smiles this evening after being presented with her Foreday Morning costume to play with the Kolour Me Bad band with the compliments of Barbados TODAY and Wednesday 2000. She was one of two persons, who were selected for the giveaways.  

New Foreday Morning route scrapped

New Foreday Morning route scrapped

First there were two routes, then it was changed to three. Now it has reverted to the original two. The National Cultural Foundation (NCF) has announced that the proposed Weymouth to Spring Garden route would no longer be used for the Foreday Morning Jam. Chief executive officer Cranton Browne said the decision was taken after consultation with […]

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